Crashed into the sea during artillery exercise, after colliding with the Bulgarian Navy Wielingen-class Drazki 41 frigate. Pilot (named as Captain Georgi Atanasov) later died in hospital, with the other two occupants seriously injured but stable. Serial confirmed in this article
French Navy Dauphin made a wheels up landing on the runway, with the helicopter remaining upright on its belly. Three POB not injured The French Navy have two examples based at Papeete/Tahiti-Faaa (PPT / NTAA), serialled 6872 and 6928
Helicopter was flying from Manekpur in Valsad to Himmatnagar when the engine reportedly heated up. Successful safe emergency landing made. VVIP – the Chief Minister of Gujarat (Vijay Rupani) was on board. The actual helicopter involved has not yet been identified and may have been a replacement in any case – after other issues with… Read more »
Aircraft was taken off from Dimapur with 4 passengers onboard and just after 35 minutes of flight the helicopter had made a crash landing. Helicopter rear portion caught fire after landing and destroyed.
Crashed into sea on night training flight. Helicopter was operating a training flight for night recency and took-off from rig “WIS”. While landing at “RONTAP MEYER” it met with an accident. After impact ELT was triggered. Cockpit door found at the last known position during SAR. Pilots named here as TK Guha and Eeso Samuel… Read more »
Crashed onto the roof of a house during a post-maintenance test flight. Video footage indicates items fell from the helicopter in flight prior to impact. Pilot was named as Thomaz Rodrigues Alckmin, son of Sao Paulo governor Geraldo Alckmin, and three of the other four fatalities were engineers working for Helipark.
Crashed in waters off Gageodo Island, while trying to land near a seawall to carry out a mission to transport an emergency patient to an inland hospital. The accident left one dead and three others aboard the helicopter missing.
Firefighting helicopter crashed in built-up area killing all five on board – video online shows helicopter descending at high speed in 70 degree nose-down attitude. Aircraft identified from this photo showing a Dauphin tail with GW001 code and this photo tracking it to HL9461
Offshore rig support helicopter operated by Volta River Aviation, working for Lukoil. 8 POB. Four deceased (one named as Samuel Sambo and another as Walter Agbetimevor), and four rescued. Helicopter appears to have broken up, given image in this story. Helicopter was en route from Takoradi to the Jack Ryan drillship. Registration confirmed as TU-HAA in… Read more »
The helicopter lifted an external load of 485 kg from the deck of a vessel at sea to transport it to land. After lifting the load, the helicopter gained climbing speed and began to climb to 300 ft AMSL for the cruise. Once at 300 ft the load was reported to be stable, the PIC… Read more »
Port side landing gear failed on landing, helicopter fell onto its side. Later photo shows propped up helicopter with tail sitting on the ground and port stabiliser end-plate bent from ground contact. All six passengers and two crew safely evacuated. It is believed that the helicopter was operating on the scheduled route between Guwahati and Shillong
Shortly after takeoff from an off-shore platform at night, the helicopter entered a series of extreme pitch excursions which resulted in the airspeed reducing below 20 kt, followed by a descent. The flight crew were eventually able to recover to normal flight. The helicopter had descended to within approximately 50 feet of the sea surface…. Read more »
Conducting a hoist training in front of a hanger located adjacent to Kumamoto Airport. While hovering at 60ft, it encountered close proximity to other aircraft. Reported distance between two aircraft was 50ft horizontally.
Grand Central Airport emergency services tweeted : “Precautionary landing (RCF) at Grand Central Airport. Dauphin AS365 Helicopter. Reg: FW-TAZ (French). All safe”. We’re not sure why the reg isn’t presented correctly as F-WTAZ, but there you go!
the #2 engine chip light illuminated without secondary symptoms noted. The pilot completed the emergency procedure for a #2 Engine Chip Light illumination and landed without incident at a local airport.
Pawan Hans helicopter, which was on a rescue mission in Uttarakhand, made a hard landing at Harsil. Although the helicopter remained on its wheels, photos show the tail separated just ahead of the horizontal stabilizer. The aircraft remained on site until the Indian AF airlifted it out on 4th September (see here and here)
Caught by sudden gust of wind in poor weather while hovering to turn for taxi to parking spot. Helicopter ended up on its port side. Passengers were Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and his wife Tengku Datin Seri Marsilla Tengku Abdullah, and their daughter and son-in-law – none were injured in the accident
While approaching the destination airport, the right engine Fuel and Fuel Quantity light flashed on. At the same time, the right engine flamed out. The crew made a single-engine landing . The aircraft was not damaged.
Two helicopters collided in white-out conditions during a police exercise. An AS332L2 and a EC155 had landed and kicked up a lot of snow. The pilot of a second AS332 landing soon after then suffered white-out and landed too close to the EC155, killing the pilot. Three other injuries reported.
Main blades hit hangar when trying to taxi through too narrow a gap on the ramp. Pilot named as Fidel Báez – no injuries reported to 2 crew and 1 tech on board. Flying debris went more than 300 ft damaging 3 other aircraft.
Helicopter carrying six employees of mining company Newmont and two crew of the IAS Helicopter Company this afternoon made an unscheduled landing at Beposo in the Ashanti Region. All people on board the aircraft are safe.Â Damage level is not known – company announcement implies a safe single engine landing.Â Some press reports contain a… Read more »
Extensively damaged after hitting mountain.Â Took authorities four days to find wreckage.Â No word of, or from, crew – thus presumed fatal.Â Aircraft took off 22nd June just before midnight and last known contact was at 00.10am with ATC at Uruapan, Michoacan
Emergency landing after crew began to smell smoke in the cockpit and reported that the engine was acting unusual.Â MH-65C assumed on the basis that the CGAS San Francisco website states they currently operate four of these (and no other types)
US Coast Guard MH-65C missing.Â 1 crew member rescue swimmer CPO Fernando Jorge was found unresponsive and later pronounced dead.Â Search for the other thre on board has so far found the bodies of Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron, and Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor.Â The body of Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Knight has still not… Read more »
Emergency landing due to mechanical issue.Â Upon inspection by the mechanic, a clogged left hydraulic filter was found which had made the collective feel stiff. After replacement, the aircraft was returned to service.
On final approach to Miami Valley Hospital’s south helipad, the aircraft struck a bird. The pilot continued with his landing. The aircraft was inspected and no damage was found. It was returned to service.
Nose wheel collapse on runway landing on training flight.Â Runway blocked for period of time which necessitated diversion of one airline flight.Â Civil owned, Military Registered aircraft, operated by British International for Royal Navy “Flag Officer Sea Training” unit
EMS helicopter went town killing all four on board – named as pilot Capt. Khaled Al-Dakhil and First Lt. Mandeel Al-Subaihi, both Saudis, Egyptian doctor Amjad Al-Iraqi and Filipino nurse Rosella.Â Official source has said that it “crashed south of Riyadh Friday burst into flames due to the force of the impact with the groundâ€.
HeliHub.com understands this EC155 suffered a blade strike. We are aware that it was roaded from Blackbushe Airport to Eurocopter UK at Oxford on 25th October 2010, so for the time being we will assume this was the date. Please email any update to [email protected]
At 50 feet, during the demonstration of Class B landing by the training captain, the helicopter experienced a sudden drop in height, hitting the ground nine metres short of the runway. There was no fatality, but damage to the nose wheels, the left main landing gear forward structure and the tail guard.